Saskatchewan regulation breach linked to pathologist shortage

Glauser, Wendy
August 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/9/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 11, pE715
Academic Journal
The article reports that anatomical pathologist Kirk Ready has been dismissed by the Saskatoon Health Region, after he leaked to media that the region has been in breach of provincial regulations that require the director of laboratories to be a physician. It informs that Ready's disclosure of information has been linked to the region's shortage of pathologists, a problem noticeable across Canada. A pathologist informs that the result of shortage could have disastrous effects on patient care.


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